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Shimano Dura-Ace Braze-On Front Derailleur

Shimano Dura-Ace Braze-On Front Derailleur

Model # (FD-7900)
Product Rating
 
3.0 stars
 (2 Reviews)
$150.99
Availability: In Stock
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Shimano Dura-Ace Braze-On Front Derailleur

The Dura-Ace Front Derailleur is Shimano's top-of-the-line front changer. The body is made of cold-forged aluminum for lightness with top-notch strength, and the pivots are extra wide for amazing shifting. The lightweight, replaceable aluminum cage is nickel plated for durability. Plus, the 7900 is designed to eliminate the need to trim the derailleur to prevent chain rubbing.

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    3.0 stars

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    Pros

    • Lightweight 
    • Easy To Install 
    • Enhances Pedaling Efficiency 
    • Works smoothly 
    • Precise Shifting 

    Cons

    • Poor Shifting Ability 
    • Expensive 

    Best Uses

    • Racing triathlon TT 

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    5.0

    Works very nicely, smooth as silk!

    By pverlaan

    from Vancouver, BC

    About Me Avid Cyclist

    Pros

    • Lightweight
    • Works smoothly
    • Precise Shifting
    • Enhances Pedaling Efficiency
    • Easy To Install

    Cons

    • Expensive

    Best Uses

    • Racing triathlon TT

    Comments:

    I think the first reviewer just needs a decent bike mechanic! I finally bought the complete set of D-A 7900 components, and it made an immediate and significant difference. Shifting is smooth, quite and crisp. With inferior components, I'd get greater hesitation or delay, or the chain coming off on occasion. These components made me a better rider immediately! Like many other cases, you get what you pay for. If you can afford the cost, you won't regret the investment. You will immediately appreciate why the elite cyclists use components such as these.

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    1.0

    Shimano 7900 Front Derailleur Chain Rub

    By MikeP

    from Orlando,FL

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    Pros

      Cons

      • Poor Shifting Ability

      Best Uses

        Comments:

        I'm upgrading to a new Madone 6.9 from an old Trek 5900 with 9 speed Dura Ace. I was attracted to the 7900 compact because it was supposed to eliminate chain rub. I can only use 6 of the 10 gears on the back due to chain rub.

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